Hiker Intro

The Birth of an Unique European Thru-hike

The Birth of an Unique European Thru-hike

Hello Everyone ! Ladies and gents, Young and old, Adventurers for life or for a weekend, we hope you will enjoy our European Thru-hike adventure, articles and pictures and maybe...

Oct 30, 2017 : Deux Pas Vers L Autre
Because when you’re making huge life decisions, why not make another one?

Because when you’re making huge life decisions, why not make another one?

My name is Rachel and I am thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail solo northbound in 2018. I am a 22 year old recent college graduate with no idea what the future...

Oct 13, 2017 : Rachel Meltzer
The Prologue

The Prologue

The Formal

Oct 11, 2017 : Liz Kidder
Three Reasons I’m Thru-Hiking the AT

Three Reasons I’m Thru-Hiking the AT

Hi everyone. Soon enough I’ll be babbling on semi-incoherently about gear, and likely a year from now you’ll all be sick to death of reading my posts. But for the...

Sep 18, 2017 : Kate Mueller
Yo, It’s On

Yo, It’s On

Last March, my sister sent me a link via Facebook to a book about the Appalachian Trail and the message “2020 yo it’s on.”  The book was Appalachian Trials, Zach...

Aug 23, 2017 : Ruth Nasrullah
I Dropped Out of College to Hike the PCT

I Dropped Out of College to Hike the PCT

Hey everyone! My name is Caroline - trail name Lone Wolf - and I’m a little late to the blogging game on The Trek. I started my PCT thru hike...

Jun 9, 2017 : Caroline Tillman
First post from Hot Springs, NC. Better late than never right?

First post from Hot Springs, NC. Better late than never right?

I'm currently sprawled out in a super comfy bed at a B&B in Hot Springs, NC. That's right. I'm 273 miles in and just now writing my first post. It's...

Apr 25, 2017 : Madison Billingsley
Where Does the Time Go?

Where Does the Time Go?

This dream began some 23 years ago, but why it has never manifested itself into a reality has been due to going through these motions that I feel we are...

Apr 9, 2017 : Sam Gibson
Prologue

Prologue

I have thought a lot about this first entry. Like, a lot a lot. Honestly, probably a bit too much. I guess it’s much better than not thinking it through...

Mar 28, 2017 : Anna Zimmerman
Hiker Intro : How I Became the ‘Barefoot’ Hiker

Hiker Intro : How I Became the ‘Barefoot’ Hiker

  Leave No Trace to me means respecting nature as if it were a holy site. Hi, everyone. My name is Jeremy. You can call me the "Barefoot" Hiker. This...

Mar 14, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk